Restoring nature, protecting pollinators, nurturing wildlife—these can all be done by you when you garden with native plants. California native plants are not only beautiful, they help save water, reduce maintenance and pesticide use, and invite beneficial pollinators. Whether your garden is in containers or a yard, you can experience the healing power of connecting with nature and help protect our state’s unique biodiversity.
Native plants are perfectly suited to our climate, soil, and wildlife—learn more how to choose the right plants.
Design inspiration to fit a variety of needs such as HOAs, dog-friendly gardens, containers, and more.
Find out how to remove your lawn, determine your soil type, the best practices for mulching, and more!
Learn how to prune, keep pests in check, manage weeds, and keep your plants healthy and flourishing.
From the Blog
The bill would have created CA's first native plant requirement and signaled the importance of supporting biodiversity through landscaping.
A California native plant garden can fit every type of style and budget. Find inspiration and resources here!
Consider replacing your turf with native grasses and grass-like plants that require less water and fewer resources to maintain.